Global Eco is an international LEADER cooperation project funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.
The project partners form a transnational network of information exchange. The main objective is to boost green economy and sustainable business in rural areas. In regional perspective, the project promotes Northern Satakunta as a bioregion that sets forth eco-innovations, self-sufficiency and green approaches, like local energy from renewable sources, local food and material circulation.
LAG Aktiivinen Pohjois-Satakunta ry coordinates the cooperation with the international partners:
MTÜ Lääne-Harju Koostöökogu (Western Harju Partnership), Estonia
LAG Aizkraukles rajona partnerība, Latvia
LAG AD ELO - Associação de Desenvolvimento Local da Bairrada e Mondego, Portugal
GAL Valle Umbra e Monti Sibillini, Italy
LAG Campidano, Italy
During the project, each partner will organize study trips in their own region.
1 - 5 Apr 2019 Study trip and seminar in Foligno Italy
Host of the event is GAL Valle Umbra e Sibillini. Themes: "Biodynamic farming - Circular economy in waste management - Hydrogen / Gas economy". The study trip includes benchmarking of bio and circular economy actions in local enterprices and farms.
1 April Travel to the venue
Seminar and partner meeting, Castello di Gallano
Biodynamic farm - Le due Torri, Spello
Social farm - La Semente, Spello
Organic wine farm - Di Filippo, Cannara
Demolition waste treatment plant - Valle Umbra Servizi, Misciano-Norcia
Compost-fertilizer and biomethane plant - Asja Ambiente Italia SpA, Casone-Foligno
Paper mill plant, Trevi
Promass (polystyrene production), Trevi
4 April Farewell
6 - 7 Feb 2019 EIP-AGRI workshop in Lithuania
Project Global Eco was presented as an innovative project in boosting farmers and foresters towards bioeconomy in the EIP-AGRI Workshop: Opportunities for farm diversification in the circular bioeconomy held in Lithuania on 6 - 7 February 2019. The main aim of the workshop was to look at the various business models farmers and foresters could potentially adopt to take advantage of the circular economy markets.
80 specialist of rural development from 16 EU countries participated in the event. The workshop was organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development and the EIP-AGRI Service Point, and hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania.
22 Jan 2019 Biogas on farms - workshop Kankaanpää
Profitability and various types of farm-size biogas plants: Mr. Markku Riihimäki - Specialist in bioenergy investments
Experiences in farm-size biogas production: Mr. Hannu Koivunen - Farmer and biogas producer
18 - 19 September 2018 Study trip and workshop in Northern Satakunta region
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